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Unclogging a Tub or Shower Unit

An out of commission tub or shower can disrupt any family's day-to-day activities. There are usually signs that there is an issue well before the pipes become completely clogged. These include water not draining out as fast as it usually does. In this instance you may find yourself standing up to your ankles in water that should have already gone down the drain.

To prevent clogs, a strainer device over the drain is an excellent idea as it catches all the things that can cause clogs in pipes. You can clean the strainer after each bath or shower.

This does not allow any buildup to occur.

Unclogging a bath or shower can be as simple as pouring hot water down the drain. If you decide to sue a chemical drain opener, simply pour it down the drain wait a few minutes. You may need to repeat the process a few times to completely unclog the drain.

Chemical are especially effective for clearing bathtub drains because the contain protein dissolving elements that can work wonders on the most common cause of the bathtub clogs including hairballs. If the water and /or chemicals do not work you may need to use a plunger or a snake.

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